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Hen with solid black comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KauAnnie, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. KauAnnie

    KauAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend had asked me if that is normal. I havent seen the chicken but she said it has a solid black comb and the chicken is 4 months old. WIll she lay eggs?
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Some breeds DO have solid black combs; my Longcrowers' combs are solid black. Find out what breed she is - that will help us to help her!
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    The color of the comb shouldn't affect egg production, I wouldn't think.....Some chickens do have black skin, like a Silkie.....Is the comb healthy looking?
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    My GL Wyandotte has a solid black comb. There is no sign of it ever changing.
     
  5. KauAnnie

    KauAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, Im waiting for her reply.
     

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